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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Paul the Barber by Jules Aarons, Part 2

Photo courtesy of The Streets 1947-1976 and Public Spaces/Private Moments: The Photographs of Jules Aarons

In case you missed part one of this series last week, the next few posts will feature a few of our favorite images taken by local photographer, Jules Aarons.

This week’s photo of Paul the Barber exemplifies Aarons’ eye for capturing moments of daily life in the North End, where the population was very dynamic. Over the years, he photographed older people, children and parents, teenagers horsing around, kids playing ball in streets, families, and men getting together on street corners on Sunday morning. We’ll see some more of his work over the next few weeks!

Does anyone recall this barber shop in the North End? Leave your comments below!

Tune in on Thursday’s to view our featured neighborhood photo from back in the day! Submit your historical photos by tagging @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling about your photo.

See past historic neighborhood photo posts.